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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Just home from another great weekend at Mantra Aqua. Such a perfect spot for a girls weekend. Walk to the movies, shops and restaurants.. We had an upgrade to the Penthouse which has views over the town and bay. The reception staff are fantastic and...More

Thank lencitaylor
Response from Work E, General Manager at Mantra AquaResponded 22 June 2018

Gosh, you make me want to book in! Thanks for choosing to stay with us, its wonderful to hear that you had such a great time. Be sure to call when you're planning your next trip. Kind regards, Leanne

Reviewed 20 June 2018

Booked through Luxury Escapes, but price was very reasonable. Arrived late afternoon, check in was efficient and friendly. No breakfast was included, so walked to the supermarket, 5 mins. to stock up. Rooms are spacious, well equipped, everything in working order. 2 clubs are in...More

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Response from Work E, General Manager at Mantra AquaResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you for your comprehensive review, and for staying with us at Mantra Aqua Resort. We love nothing more than sending home our guests happy, relaxed and planning their return. Visit again soon! Kind regards, Leanne

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We went up there for my Mums birthday. and upon arrival it was amazing, the only thing that was disappointing was when the receptionist found out which room we were staying in her tone changed ( we we staying on the top floor) and it...More

Thank acetheworld17
Response from Work E, General Manager at Mantra AquaResponded 22 June 2018

I don't think we could ever hear 'amazing' enough! It was a pleasure to be your host, and I'm certain that there was no intent to be off-putting on your arrival. Sincere apologies for any miscommunication there... we'll certainly look forward to welcoming you again....More

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We were looking forward to staying at Mantra Aqua, after visiting friends who stayed here last year. ‘Solar heated pool’ advertised was freezing cold. Apartment was not properly cleaned, surfaces grubby, laundry smelled of mould and the washing machine and dryer appliances were unuseable due...More

Thank travelssydney
Response from Work E, General Manager at Mantra AquaResponded 15 June 2018

I too am disappointed reading of your experience, it is our aim to send our guests home planning their return, not vowing to never return. We are regretful that the issues that you encountered were not brought to our attention during your stay. The rain...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Nice enough place and priced accordingly. Very central location to shops and restaurants. Also the cinema is just a 5 min walk. Also a 2min walk to Nelson Bay Golf Club. Good option vs others in the area.

Thank Scott M
Response from Work E, General Manager at Mantra AquaResponded 15 June 2018

Thank you for choosing to stay with us Scott. Wonderful to hear that you loved our location as much as we do! We'll hope to welcome you again in the future. Best wishes, Leanne

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Description
Just two and a half hours drive North of Sydney is the relaxed seaside village of Nelson Bay and one of the finest resorts on the Central Coast, Mantra Aqua. Mantra Aqua's stylish accommodation includes a More selection of spacious, open-plan designed two and three bedroom apartments and penthouses, all featuring large living areas flowing out onto large external balconies. Each apartment and penthouse features beautiful stone bench tops in the kitchen with stainless steel appliances, plasma or LCD TV, DVD player, Foxtel and sound system in the lounge area. The resort features leisure facilities including a 25 metre lagoon pool with cascading waterfall and heated spa, children's play wading area and BBQ areas. Clean, contemporary lines and an open plan layout provide the perfect balance between the surrounding natural environment and the luxuries of resort-style living. The resort is a short five minute stroll to the centre of town or the marina where you will find a vast array of shops. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free Internet
Spa
Air Conditioning
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Luxury
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Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
110
Price range
US$156 - US$462 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Mantra Aqua Hotel Nelson Bay
,
Mantra Aqua Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, Australia
Location
Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Nelson Bay
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
110
Price range
US$156 - US$462 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Mantra Aqua Hotel Nelson Bay
,
Mantra Aqua Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, Australia
Location
Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Nelson Bay
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Joan E
26 December 2014|
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Response from Sandra B | Reviewed this property |
Dolphins all year round. Whales march to sept is the best.
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Teash B
11 July 2014|
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Hello Teash, Thank you for your enquiry and I am happy to advise there are 2 allocated car spaces for the 3 Bedroom Deluxe Penthouse so the third car will be able to go into one of the many visitors spaces and will not be... More
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"Away from the noisy pool area unless you have kids which you want to just send off to the pool as many..."
travelbugalwaysbitin
2 weeks ago
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"Ask for a room away from the pool, a lot quieter."
SalCacopardo
3 weeks ago
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"Higher than first floor for sea views."
Allbok
14 Aug 2018
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"Prefer higher up rooms as less noise and better views.Afternoon sun was a bonus."
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5 Aug 2018
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